Psychology of Sadness


Emile J. Langley (Editor)
Roger B. Knowles (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY013000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the psychology of sadness. Topics discussed include the grieving process and living with persons with bipolar affective disorder; depression and pregnancy; children’s knowledge of the consequences of expressing sadness; the themes of sadness and frustration among returning combat veterans; and the perception and experience of sadness in music. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Grief, Grieving and Beyond: Lived Experience among Spouses/Co-Habitants of Persons with Bipolar Affective Disorder
(Oscar Tranvåg, Department of Nursing Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway, and Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway)
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King of Sorrow: Perception and Experience of Sadness in Music
(Tuomas Eerola, Marko Punkanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Grief, Depression, and Pregnancy
(F. Susan Cowchock, Center for Spirituality, Theology & Health, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, USA)

Children’s Knowledge of the Interpersonal Consequences of Sadness
(Mariève Hurtubise, Pierre Gosselin, University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

Combat Veterans and the Search for Meaning: Voices from the Battlefield
(Janice Aloi, School of Nursing, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA)


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